PSYC 222. Psychology of Learning & Memory

An overview of the general principles governing behavior change, informed by consideration of the ecological and biological constraints and affordances on learning and memory.  Topics may include the principles underlying: habituation, reinforcement, punishment, learning-set formation, conditioned emotional responses, taste aversions, token economies, spatial learning, food-storing, short- and long-term memory, forgetting, drug addiction, therapy for maladaptive behaviors. A Psychology Set 2 elective. 
Offered: On Occasion
Credits: 3
Prerequisite: Psychology 101